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Job Number:
630955
Job Category:
Linguist / Cultural Analyst
Location:
BETHESDA, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:

DESIRED LANGUAGES: Arabic, Dari or Pashto as primary language with additional ILR proficiency in a secondary language.

Leidos is currently soliciting experienced and highly qualified language-enabled media examiners to perform media exploitation (MEDEX) and triage in support of a DoD customer in the National Capital Region (NCR). Triage Examiners should be experienced in general linguist operations and Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX) operations, and are expected to leverage language and analytical skills, as well as advanced computer systems aptitude in addressing media exploitation projects.
Triage team members will perform examination of electronic media and documents for content, and identify and prioritize items of importance for further processing, in accordance with customer standard operating procedures. Triage team members will also be expected to communicate effectively and provide ad-hoc notification to superiors on task progress and significant findings, and to produce a report of their findings for further dissemination to customer(s).

CLEARANCE: Must currently possess TS/SCI. Candidate will be required to pass a polygraph and subject interview prior to starting on the project


Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Four years of overall experience in linguist operations (i.e. translation, language analysis), and two years of experience performing media examination for Document and Media Exploitation projects.
Willingness to perform occasional shift work to meet mission demands.
Sufficient technical aptitude to gain a working knowledge on job-required tools and processes (On-the-job training may be provided as needed to address customer-specific needs, with ongoing evaluations throughout train-up period).

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Achieve a minimum score of a 3 in respective foreign language and English for Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing.
Demonstrated history of working on screening or translation projects and in maintaining the integrity and meaning of the translated material.
Ability to quickly scan and process a large amount of material in a foreign language for critical and essential elements of information.
Team player who is able to prioritize and effectively manage his/her own matrixed team and multiple competing priorities.
Demonstrated ability to communicate in a professional manner (email, spoken, & reports).
Ability to make sound decisions and handle stress, while meeting deadlines and performing in a high-paced environment.
Familiarity with report writing styles for DOD and IC consumers.
Possess a working proficiency in standard computer systems and office programs, with additional experience in media examination tools.
Ability to use or train to proficiency on customer specific software programs and tools.

ADDITIONAL and highly DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Past performance as a media examiner in support of DOD or IC customers.
Familiarity with Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX) processes and specialized tools (i.e. FTK, enCase, or similar).
External Referral Eligible


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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